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Year End Picnic

We are having a picnic in Roosevelt Park on Wednesday, May 8 at 5p. Join us for tacos and fun in the park! Bring your friends, families, dogs, and any lawn games you have to enjoy some time in the sun. See all your wonderful faces there and good luck with your finals!


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One last chance to VOTE!

We are reopening the Student ASLA Exectutive Committee election due to the low response rate. The ballot below closes at 10p Tuesday, May 7. Election results will be announced at the Student ASLA Picnic in Roosevelt Park Wednesday, May 8 at 5p.


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Ex-Comm Nominations

Student ASLA is now taking nominations for next years Executive Committee. Nominations can be emailed to unmstudentasla@gmail.com by April 28, and must have the subject SASLA Nomination. You may nominate yourself and any current Ex-Comm members who want to be a part of next years ex-comm need to be nominated. Student ASLA Ex-Comm members must be national ASLA members. Elections will be held digitally following the end of nominations. Please do not nominate anyone without their prior knowledge.

The positions to nominate for are as follows:

President (At least two individuals must be nominated for President. The individual with the most votes becomes President and the individual with the second highest amount of votes becomes Vice-President)



Web-Manager/Communications Manager

Position Descriptions

The President oversees the organization planning, attends NMASLA and UNM meetings in order to keep connected with school policies, events, and the landscape architecture community.  There is a lot of energy in NMASLA right now for connecting professionals with the school.  Any nominee should be interested in ASLA as a professional organization and enjoy promoting landscape architecture.

The Vice President gets to fill in for the pres and coordinate organization communication and generally assist with the leadership of the executive committee.

The Treasurer manages the finances of the organization, working with the GPSA to document purchases and oversee cash flow.  Responsibilities include writing purchase orders and understanding what  funds can and can not be spent on.

The Secretary keeps the organization organized: main duties are to prepare agendas for each meeting and to type the minutes of each meeting.

The Website Manager Maintains several social media platforms to keep members, students, faculty, and the pubic updated with what is going on with our organization. Responsibilities include updating websites and the SASLA blog with news and outreach opportunities.  The website manager uses  Facebook to develop connections with alumni, professionals, and other LA programs, and sends informational emails to the organization members.

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Earth Week-Arbor Day-Landscape Architecture Month Tree Planting

Wednesday, April 24 Student ASLA is planting a tree at Johnson Gym at 10am. This tree is one of 10 trees that will be planted throughout the week as a celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day. We need at least 3 people to help plant the tree (just back filling the hole and dress with mulch) and as many people as possible to attend. All students who attend will receive a free Student ASLA t-shirt. We will be meeting at 9:30a in between SA+P and the Bookstore and walking over to the site at 9:45a. Please email aleider@unm.edu if you would like to help plant the tree.
UNM Tree Planting